Friday, March 10, 2017

Adult Spring Break At The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun

This week, I traveled to one of my favorite countries, Mexico! I stayed at the luxury resort, The Ritz-Carlton, CancunThe Ritz-Carlton, Cancun embodies the vibrant yet quaint charm of Cancun set along one of the finest beaches in Mexico. At the Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, you can really escape, relax while not worrying about anything at all, enhanced by Mexican hospitality.   

 The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun is proudly known as Mexico’s most awarded resort, and after my visit, I can totally see why! With two award-winning restaurants, Fantino and The Club Grill, a total of nine dining outlets, an amazing spa, a club lounge, two swimming pools, a private beach, a fitness center, multiple sand so much more, you couldn't possibly need anything else on your vacation. The culinary experiences, Mayan-inspired spa treatments, and the turquoise blue Caribbean Sea is enough to make anyone's trip amazing and full of great memories.

The breakfast was amazing!

My ocean front room exceeded my expectations, with a balcony overlooking a fabulous view of the the turquoise blue Caribbean Sea. The ocean front rooms are residence-like, with Mexican-inspired décor and accents. The bathroom has a large marble bath and a separate rain-shower. The beautiful marble in the bathrooms, can be found throughout the entire hotel, and really adds a chic touch. The hospitality is truly amazing at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun! There is always someone to help you with your every need. My room was located on the 8th floor, which is like a hotel within a hotel. 

The best welcome gift!

Upon arrival, I was greeted with an exception chocolate display. It had everything from macaroons, to chocolate cookies, to white chocolate sticks, to chocolate sauce, to milk chocolate truffles. The tray was even dipped in chocolate, and there were chocolate bars holding it up! I must say, I hate half of it before leaving my room to explore the hotel. It was amazing. One thing I love about Ritz-Carlton resorts, is that when it comes to culinary experiences, they will never let you down. They have some of the best chefs and pastry chefs in the world. Hands down, the best desserts I've ever had.

The appetizers in my private beach cabana were mouth watering delicious! Fresh corn tortilla chips, guacamole, salsa, and fresh fruit. 

On my second day, it rained all morning, but eventually it got sunny in the afternoon. In Cancun, they say to never go by what the weather channel says, because the weather is always changing. In this case, they were right. I spent my first full day at the beach, in and out of my beach-front private cabana. The food was wonderful, as usual. I especially loved the chicken tacos and fresh fruit.

Located in the northern region of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun has become one of the Caribbean’s top destinations for travel, food enthusiasts, and more. The water in Cancun is exceptionally beautiful, I couldn't help myself and took many photos along the beach.

Cancun is also a gateway to historic archaeological treasures and colonial cities. The Ritz-Carlton concierge can help you organize day tours to visit these impressive Mayan sites at Tulum, Cobá, and other legendary locations. People love Cancun for so many reasons including its endless beaches, vibrant nightlife, and endless sunshine. The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun offers leisurely pastimes at the resort that will have you never wanting to leave.

Besides the dining, one of my favorite experiences at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun was my spa experience. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Cancun invites you to leave all of your cares at the door, as the spa staff is so tentative, I felt like I was the only person there. I received an 80 minute massage right on the beach in a private area. It was so relaxing, and much needed!

After my massage, I spent time at the spa using it's facilities. The spa is a serene sanctuary that offers aromatherapy showers and steam rooms; relaxation garden patios, which feature whirlpools and cold plunge pools; and secluded terraces available for outdoor massages and infusion baths. I was in pure bliss sitting in the hot whirlpool with cucumbers over my eyes, and sparkling wine in my hand. 

I loved all of the restaurants at the Ritz-Carlton, Cancun. Two of my favorite restaurants were Fantino, and Casitas. These two restaurants are completely different, but both outstanding. You must visit both. Fantino is a very elegant restaurant with a great pianist playing music as you dine. The menu is rich-in-flavor, with ingredients of the Mediterranean Coast. I enjoyed an exquisite Tasting Menu that was customized to my liking.

At Casitas, guests dine in the chic handmade cabanas that are transformed into private dining rooms on the beach. Enjoy a delicious menu, with the soft sound of the waves and the dim light of the moon to complement your private cabana. The menu offers fresh seafood and grilled steaks, catering to all tastes. We had an amazing server named Moses, who has been with the company for twelve years now. Not only an excellent server, Moses is also a great story teller, reciting stories of the many proposals that have taken place at Casitas over the years. Casitas is truly a romantic dining experience. 

I spent my three-night stay eating, drinking great wine, relaxing on the beach, and of course taking photos. I highly recommend the Ritz-Carlton, Cancun resort to anyone who is seeking a luxurious beach getaway with ultimate relaxation, outstanding hospitality, amazing cuisine, and a beautiful beach. Thank you Ritz-Carlton, Cancun for having me!

  1. All of those chocolates and sweets just look to die for!!

    xo Kristen

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